A Tribute to Sam Goldwyn, Jr.

January 22, 2015
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A Tribute to Sam Goldwyn, Jr.

I thought John Goldwyn really nailed it in his tribute to his father Sam Goldwyn, Jr. in Variety following Sam’s passing. I was particularly drawn to the quote from the writer Richard LaGravenese in John’s tribute that for me described why Sam was one of my favorite donors and MPTF supporters. LaGravenese once told...

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The Future is Bright

November 8, 2011
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Last Saturday night a new generation of Hollywood leaders kept a tradition alive – they came together – 500 men and woman from all aspects of the film and television business – to honor the MPTF’s mission of “caring for our own” at the Reel Stories/Real Lives event sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter. Hosted by...

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What the Fund Does Best

October 25, 2011
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A note from Bob Beitcher: To many of you who are already familiar with the Fund and its many good works, Ken Scherer needs no introduction. He has played an instrumental role in guiding the Fund’s philanthropic activities for 16 years and has led us into many new and exciting areas. For me, he...

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